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  • Portable Workplace Detector for Trace Toxic Chemicals

    ENMET's new mGC (mini Gas Chromatograph) chemical specific portable instrument is designed to detect threat chemicals below the OSHA permissible exposure limits in the industrial workplace for worker safety. This handheld monitor improves information collected from traditional multi-gas survey instruments by providing details about the chemical composition of the sample. It ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Webinar: Designing Field Sampling Plans and Lab Studies in Support of Bioremediation Application

    Kevin T. Finneran, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at Clemson University, will be our guest lecturer for a one-webinar titled "Designing Field Sampling Plans and Lab Studies in Support of Bioremediation Application" on June 11, 2015 from 1am to 2pm EDT. ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Sediment field sampling to begin in chequamegon bay on lake superior

    Survey and sediment sampling work will begin today at the Ashland Northern States Power Lakefront Superfund site in Ashland, Wisconsin. The work is being done under the supervision of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Northern States Power of Wisconsin and its contractors will take sediment samples in Chequamegon Bay, in the area between ...

  • Water quality field device

    The benefits of a portable UV254 device, which utilises ultraviolet light at 254nm to quickly and accurately measure water quality while in the field, are discussed in an article available from Water Online. By conducting organic analysis in the field, water treatment professionals can react immediately to any problems. To take control of our water quality, we first need to know what"s in our ...


    By Real Tech Inc.

  • ASTM D6063 - 11 Standard Guide for Sampling of Drums and Similar Containers by Field Personnel

    1. Scope 1.1 This guide covers information, including flow charts, for field personnel to follow in order to collect samples from drums and similar containers. 1.2 The purpose of this guide is to help field personnel in planning and obtaining samples from drums and similar containers, using equipment and techniques that will ensure that the ...


    By ASTM International

  • Nielsen Environmental Field School announces spring 2009 field course schedule

    The Nielsen Environmental Field School will host 9 state-of-the-science field courses across the U.S. from late February through late May, 2009. Each course features field sessions in which students use state-of-the-art equipment and procedures to collect, process and analyze samples. Courses, dates and locations include the following:The Environmental Sampling Field Course (covering every aspect ...

  • Thought Leader Webinar Series: Designing Field Sampling Plans and Lab Studies in Support of Bioremediation Application

    June 11, 2015 from 1 pm to 2 pm EDT Kevin T. Finneran, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at Clemson University, will be our guest lecturer for a one-webinar titled "Designing Field Sampling Plans and Lab Studies in Support ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Water Sampling Update

    Summer field work has come to a close at the Newberry EGS Demonstration site, and with it we’ve completed the last round of water sampling and analysis. The EGS project was carefully designed to protect the local groundwater system, and our groundwater monitoring program helps us make sure we protect this valuable natural resource. Our water monitoring program was designed to document and ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Instant lubricant degradation measurements in the field!

    The handheld FluidScan from Spectro Inc can achieve laboratory-quality lubricant condition results at the point of sampling, and in seconds, eliminating the potentially costly delays that can arise from laboratory testing. All of Spectro’s many years of experience in this field are packed into this small (only 4 lbs or 1,8 Kg), hand-held infra-red spectrometer that can determine key lubricant ...

  • The Tale of the Tape Lift Samples

    Effectively capturing a sample is crucial when testing an indoor environment for mold. A proposed ASTM standard will meet the need for a method that labs can follow when testing mold samples collected through the tape lift method. WK17177, Test Method for Examination of Fungal Structures on Tape Lift Samples by Optical Microscopy, will provide labs with an ...


    By ASTM International

  • Arsenic wood field testing kit

    Now available from Industrial Test Systems, Inc. is a quick, easy, field test kit that can confirm the presence of inorganic arsenic in wood. Arsenic Quick™ 481396-W kit is a modification of the US Patented, ETV Verified arsenic test for drinking water. This 10 minute test readily confirms the absence or presence of arsenic in any wood sample, including CCA treated lumber using safe ...

  • Summer field work set to begin!

    We’ve been busy here at AltaRock preparing for additional testing of the EGS well, which is scheduled to begin the last week of August. We’ve been lining up contractors, cranes, well-bore evaluation equipment, and crew for the operations. Compared to our field activities last summer and fall, the field work planned for 2013 is short and sweet, but it is critical to keep the Newberry ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Bladder pumps exceed sampling criteria

    A nuclear power facility in England has an extensive groundwater monitoring well network that requires regular sampling. Golder Associates, the project team who developed the network, wished to update their sampling equipment and protocols to improve efficiency, while maintaining accuracy and high safety standards. A set of objectives was defined to help determine the ideal solution: Minimize ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Groundwater monitoring: what’s winter field work like?

    Although the stimulation phase of the Newberry EGS Demonstration has come to a close, field work continues throughout the winter months on the volcano (brrr!). We’re currently collecting and analyzing groundwater samples in order to monitor any changes in the local groundwater system. This work is intended to make sure thestimulation hasn’t affected the quality of the groundwater high ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Portable FTIR for Geoscience Analysis of Soil and Rock in the Field

    Danbury CT. A2 Technologies now offers a family of portable hand held FTIR systems that are optimized for geoscience applications including the compositional analysis of rocks, minerals and soils. A2’s Exoscan and FlexScan FTIR systems are battery powered, hand-held FTIR spectrometers that are proven for field applications. For years, FTIR spectroscopy has been applied to this area of study ...


  • New arsenic wood field testing kit

    Now available from Industrial Test Systems, Inc. is a quick, easy, field test kit that can confirm the presence of inorganic arsenic in wood. Arsenic Quick™ 481396-W kit is a modification of the US Patented, ETV Verified arsenic test for drinking water. This 10 minute test readily confirms the absence or presence of arsenic in any wood sample, including CCA treated lumber using safe reagents. The ...

  • Update from the Field: Pumps in Place, Piping Assembled

    The Newberry site has been busy with AltaRock staff and contractors assembling stimulation infrastructure over the last few weeks. We’re happy to report that the pumps are in place, generators have been wired in and piping has been welded up. All the equipment has been pressure tested and is up and running as planned. Last night, we started to cool the with low-flow cold water injection. ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Update from the Field: Early Summer Activities

    AltaRock staff have been busy planning and organizing for the summer field season, testing field equipment and getting the Newberry EGS Demonstration site ready to roll. Welcome to new staff: AltaRock Energy recently welcomed Todd Kjellesvik, Project Facilitator, to the Newberry EGS Demonstration. Todd will be working in the field and from the Bend office to keep the Newberry field activities ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • NGWA offers “ground water technology field experience”

    The National Ground Water Association will offer a new training experience for environmental field personnel, drilling contractors, and water well inspectors October 26-28 at Southwest Mississippi Community College in Summit, Mississippi.The “Ground Water Technology Field Experience” features a combination of classroom instruction and field exercises to provide those entering the industry, or ...

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